Compare Cisco DNA Center vs. IBM Tivoli NetCool

Cisco DNA Center is ranked 4th in Network Management Applications with 4 reviews while IBM Tivoli NetCool is ranked 9th in Network Management Applications with 2 reviews. Cisco DNA Center is rated 9.0, while IBM Tivoli NetCool is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Cisco DNA Center writes "Good security and analytics, easy to manage, and scalable across buildings and campuses". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Tivoli NetCool writes "Enables us to tailor the solution to the particular requirements of a customer". Cisco DNA Center is most compared with Cisco Prime, Junos Space Network Director and SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, whereas IBM Tivoli NetCool is most compared with SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, CA Spectrum and Micro Focus Network Node Manager. See our Cisco DNA Center vs. IBM Tivoli NetCool report.
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Pros
The monitoring features are very useful for network engineers.It is simple to manage and it is all done from a single dashboard.People like to use the dashboards to get an overview of their network.

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Anything is possible with Tivoli. It's quite a robust system.The scalability of monitoring, the breadth of supported network components, the scale of the number of monitoring events, and the flexibility in customization make this a well-rounded product.

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DNA Center has been on the market for a few years and they need to update it.The network, data center, and SD-WAN are all being treated as different services, but I would like to have only one solution to manage all of them.There is a limitation with the number of VRFs that you can have in your network, and this has caused us problems with some customers.

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The solution is not user-friendly.Customization and integration that you need to do to make the product fit your needs is very complex. It is not a product that somebody could easily pick up without any prior training or experience.

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Our licensing agreement is for three years.

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Overview

DNA Center is the network management and command center for Cisco DNA, your intent-based network for the enterprise.

Provision and configure all your network devices in minutes. Use advanced analytics to proactively monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize your network. Integrate with third-party systems for improved operational processes.

IBM Tivoli Netcool delivers near real-time, consolidated event management across business infrastructure, data centers, complex networks and IT domains. The software provides full management and automation to help you deliver continuous uptime of business services and applications.
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Claranet, Consolidated Communications, Telus, €sterreichische Bundesbahnen (€BB), Telekom Srbija, Bendigo Community Telco, Capgemini, Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB)
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Comms Service Provider34%
Software R&D Company21%
Government9%
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